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Mr. Governor, How Long Must Trans People Wait for Liberty?

Yesterday it was announced that Roy Cooper, governor of the great okay flawed disgraceful state of North Carolina was signing an executive order that makes it illegal to discriminate against LGBT people in government employment. 1,202 more words

Gov. Roy Cooper touts opioid action plan while in Asheville

ASHEVILLE, N.C. — Gov. Roy Cooper visited Asheville on Thursday to draw attention to the deadly opioid epidemic, according to WLOS.

Cooper met with local people in recovery and said it will take a multi-pronged approach to end the addiction crisis that’s affected so many families. 309 more words

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Windsor finally qualifies for state assistance after floods

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — A North Carolina town that took a one-two punch last summer from Tropical Storm Julia and Hurricane Matthew can now get financial assistance from the state to pay for cleaning up the first storm. 94 more words

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Cooper wants Confederate monuments removed; Trump says, "Where does it stop?"

After Saturday’s protests in Charlottesville, Va., sparked by the planned removal of a Confederate monument, North Carolina Gov. Roy Cooper and President Donald Trump have expressed very different opinions about what should be done with the polarizing statues. 392 more words

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North Carolina governor wants Confederate monuments removed

DURHAM, N.C. (AP) — North Carolina’s governor said Tuesday that he wants to bring down Confederate monuments around the state, thrusting himself into a debate stoked by violence in Virginia and the toppling of a statue in his own state. 894 more words

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